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H.R. 6378: To reauthorize certain programs under the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Reauthorization Act.

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Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 6378 strengthens and improves national public health preparedness and response activities and accelerates medical countermeasure research and development. In addition to providing important resources to hospitals, and state and local health departments, the legislation focuses on the needs of special populations including children, individuals with disabilities and seniors before and during a disaster or other all-hazards event. The bill codifies the Public Health Emergency Medical Countermeasure Enterprise, reauthorizes key programs necessary to respond to public health emergencies including the BioShield Special Reserve Fund, the Biomedical Advanced Research and ...

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Susan Brooks

Sponsor. Representative for Indiana's 5th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jul 16, 2018
Length: 107 pages

Jul 16, 2018


Ordered Reported on Jul 18, 2018

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on July 18, 2018.

The House Majority Leader indicated on Sep 21, 2018 that this bill may be considered in the week ahead.


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Jul 16, 2018

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Jul 18, 2018
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Sep 21, 2018
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